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International and regional guidelines on land governance and land-based investments: An agenda for African states
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Global and regional guidelines have been developed in the period 2009–2014 to improve land governance in the context of large-scale land acquisitions in developing countries. These provide an opportunity for affected ...
The biofuels boom and bust in Africa: A timely lesson for the New Alliance initiative
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Policies promoting biofuels development through financial incentives in Europe and in the United States of America are major drivers of the ‘land rush’ in many African countries. Yet, we know that most of the first projects ...
Inclusive business models in agriculture? Learning from smallholder cane growers in Mozambique
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
Amidst the increasing corporate investment in African farmland the term ‘inclusive business model’ has become a catchphrase touted as an opportunity for incorporating smallholder farmers alongside large-scale commercial ...